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Jobs Where Pay is Falling the Fastest

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20. Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: -3.9%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $29.37
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $30.55
> Sector: Durable goods manufacturing
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $32.51 (+3.5% in past year)

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19. Office equipment trade and transportation workers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: -4.4%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $28.86
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $30.19
> Sector: Trade, transportation, and utilities
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $27.74 (+4.4% in past year)

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18. Petroleum and coal product manufacturing
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: -4.6%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $42.38
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $44.42
> Sector: Nondurable goods manufacturing
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $28.20 (+3.6% in past year)

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17. Real estate credit bankers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: -4.6%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $46.74
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $49.00
> Sector: Financial activities
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $41.49 (+3.2% in past year)

16. Turbine and power transmission equipment manufacturing
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: -4.7%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $34.63
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $36.35
> Sector: Durable goods manufacturing
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $32.51 (+3.5% in past year)

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